Security guard shot, injured at Greensboro Food Lion

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A security guard was shot and injured at a Food Lion in Greensboro on Saturday night, according to police.

Greensboro police said officers were called to the grocery store at 2316 E. Market St. shortly after 8 p.m. in reference to the incident.

The victim was the store’s security guard and was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

Police have not released a motive in the shooting, the victim’s name or the circumstances surrounding the crime.

Greensboro police are still looking for the suspect, who was described a light skinned, heavy-set black male in his early 30s with dreadlocks.

He stood about between 5'10" and 6" and wore a dark hooded shirt, dark pants and a dark hat, according to police.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with any information can call Greensboro police at (336) 373-1000 or 911. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward.